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  1. rumour is a total of 10 will be in the lot within the year.
  2. Middle of the night this came across my screen .... http://airlineroute..../14/ws-lgw-s16/ It appears this airline route is quick to notice new flights being uploaded into reservation systems. Interesting times ahead for WJA
  3. CSA is an excellent airline with an excellent safety record. From their website... By December, 2013, China Southern Airlines have kept a safe record of 11 million flying hours and carried close to 700 million passengers without incident. The airline's safety commitment has - and continues to be - unwavering both throughout China and globally. On September 28, 2012, China Southern Airlines was honored with the Diamond Flight Safety Award by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), becoming the leading Chinese carrier to maintain the highest safety records in China. Ive flown with the
  4. I was in HNL on a new years day 5-6 years ago -and had just taken over a -800 for the trip back to YVR when I looked out the window of the flight deck and saw a massive fuel spill was taking place. We had yet to board the aircraft but it was obvious this was going to cause a major delay ( cleanup etc) after calling ATC and CFR I advised the FAs of the delay and went up to the boarding lounge to make a PA to the guests ( many had young children and all of them were looking tired and wanted nothing more to board the flight and go home) I explained about the fuel spill and that we would have ab
  5. I believe those orphan 787s were looked at closely and Boeing gave a real nice discount however among other things they also had some sort of problem with fuel temp issues. Not sure on the details but there would be ( based on last years data) a few days where they would have been grounded. Im sure however its just a matter of time before the 787s show up at WS SB
  6. Some of us most likely do know what is in the contract.
  7. always one of my favourite world airline tracking websites.
  8. electronic jamming of drones … hmmmmmmmmmm na that couldn't be possible.
  9. Cant disagree with you on any of those counts. Its two fold…. the hotel failed to delver the standard that both the crews and most likely the contract required, but the whole thing could have been avoided should WestJet had not tried to save a few bucks and move the crews away from the Valhala in the first place. Only the lawyers win this one - and like you said "aint nobody got time for that." Sweet reference btw J
  10. Thanks Seeker, We were at the Valhalla - when the contract expired the company put it out to tender as the article explains - Like you said a office person sitting on a desk counting beans does not fully appreciate the difference of a good hotel and a poor hotel - the committee advised we were happy at the Valhalla but changes took place regardless. WestJet has a long history of being ruthless with its outside vendors - thats a good thing - watching the bottom line so to speak - In this instance however the few dollars saved per night per crew member were quite quickly erased when the flig
  11. Asymmetric flaps possibly? Id also be inclined to land at nearest suitable airport and not risk another control incident. IE return to land.
  12. There was a night at this hotel in TBAY where just after we signed the contract and started staying there that the hotel decided to fill it up with displaced band members from the northern communities due to fires - the crews no longer stayed there after a hellish night of no sleep while the northern guest practically destroyed the place ran wild causing multiple police visits and fire alarm bells - Debauchery in the hallways, bottles being thrown around, domestic fights and kids running wild with no respect to the needs of others to sleep. This hotel in its contract would have had to ensure